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The top stories of the week on Buro 24/7 Middle East

The top stories of the week on Buro 24/7 Middle East

March 28 - April 3


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Presenting the top stories of the past week in fashion, culture, media, beauty, lifestyle and events from the Middle East and the rest of the world


FASHION

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|| A stunning new coffee table book is set to be released this May, chronicling the life and times of Charles James - a fascinating couturier during the 1920s. Read the full story here ||

|| Christian Louboutin unveiled images of its SS14 statement products - including the 'Khepira' handbag and the 'From Sand' flat summer boot. Read the full story ||

|| Jimmy Choo unveiled its latest campaign video starring Nicole Kidman, marking the fourth - and last - season for the actress to work with the luxury brand. Read the full story here || 

|| Buro 24/7 Middle East interviewed Angelo Ruggeri - Sergio Rossi design director. Read the full story here || 

|| It was announced that Sir Phillip Green is expanding his Arcadia Group into India for the first time as part of a global push for its Arcadia's brands, such as Topshop. Read the full story here || 

|| In the midst of the prominent designer's year-long 40th anniversary celebration of her iconic wrap dress, Diane Von Furstenberg launched her brand's latest digital initiative. Read the full story here || 

|| Danish model Freja Beha Erichsen has created a collection for French label Zadig & Voltaire, continuing its established rock aesthetic. Read the full story here || 

|| British luxury footwear and accessories brand, Charlotte Olympia, plans its brands expansion as it aims to operate nine stand-alone stores across the world by the end of this year. Read the full story here || 

|| Following the musician's announcement on becoming the new face of Uniqlo UT, a preview of Pharrell's upcoming t-shirt collaboration with the brand was released. Read the full story here || 

|| Chanel is launching its first established watch campaign in a decade, with the tag line 'L'Instant Chanel' - the rest of which are set for worldwide release in a matter of months. Read the full story here || 


BEAUTY

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|| The British-Swazi actor Richard E. Grant launched a unisex scent named 'Jack'. Read the full story here || 


ARTS

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|| A new exhibition titled 'Frida Kahlo, Her Photos' opened in Los Angeles. Read the full story here || 

|| The Ayyam Gallery Jeddah announced 'Symphonic Meditations', Mohammad Bozorgi's first solo show in Saudi Arabia. Read the full story here ||  

|| A French-German artist collective duo is presenting a rebellious, urban artform, based on human tragedy and the complexity of existence in Kuwait. Read the full story here || 

|| Artist Nastya Nudnik blends familiar and classical, historical paintings by renowned artists from Edward Hopper to Michelangelo with very contemporary signs of emotions. Read the full story here || 

|| Much loved - and often criticised - artist Ai Weiwei opened a new show in Germany, presenting a contemporary large-scale display to Europe. Read the full story here ||  


CULTURE

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|| A new video to celebrate Dubai's ruler His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum achievements was released by the UAE government. Read the full story here || 

|| The Hatta Heritage Inn and Market project is underway as Sheikh Hamdan gave his blessing for work to begin on the exciting new resort complex. Read the full story here || 

|| Fabergé sets to the streets of Manhattan to display more than a hundred egg sculptures created by famous artists and designers. Read the full story here || 


FILMS AND THEATRE

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|| This week, filming began on British/Emirati director Ali F. Mostafa's new film, 'From A to B', co-produced in partnership with twofour54 and Image Nation Abu Dhabi. Read the full story here || 


MUSIC

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|| Pharrell's 'Happy' was made a little sadder with a symphonic Woodkid remix. Read the full story here || 

|| It was announced that over four years after Michael Jackson's death, a new album by the King of Pop will be released on May 13. Read the full story here || 

|| She's back and "sounding better than ever" says OneRepublic star Ryan Tedder, after he worked with Adele on her upcoming third album. Read the full story here || 

|| Kanye West confirms he will be releasing his new album this year, as he postpones his Australian tour so that he can focus on recording the follow-up to 'Yeezus'. Read the full story here || 


MEDIA

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|| Brooklyn Beckham covered 'Man About Town' magazine. Read the full story here || 

|| Johnny Depp covered Interview magazine and was questioned by his former idol Iggy Pop. Read the full story here || 

|| The sometimes controversial yet always entertaining tennis star Boris Becker graces the cover of the latest 'Fantastic Man' to hit the shelves. Read the full story here || 

|| This week saw the launch of Evgeny Lebedev's latest project - 'London Live' - the English capital's first 24-hour news and entertainment channel. Read the full story here || 

|| The names of 100 Arab men and women who play a huge role in today's world were published, combining the likes of leaders, pioneers, legends, heroes, geniuses, creatives, and innovators of our generation. Read the full story here || 


EVENTS 

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|| Ridden by jockey Silvestre De Sousa, African Story was the unexpected winner for the fourth time in five runnings at Dubai's World cup this year. Read the full story here || 

|| Last weekend Land Rover presented British Polo Day Dubai, a day filled with quintessential British style and fast-paced polo. Read the full story here || 

|| A new exhibition showcasing rare items and family memorabilia offers a unique insight into Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons. Read the full story here || 

|| A glittering event launched in London this week, celebrating Russian jewellery house Fabergé's collaboration with Knightsbridge store Harrods. Read the full story here || 

|| Fashion's A-list were out in force last week in London, as the Victoria & Albert Museum put on a fabulous dinner in celebration of its latest exhibition. Read the full story here || 

|| A glittering event launched in London this week, celebrating Russian jewellery house Fabergé's collaboration with Knightsbridge store Harrods. Read the full story here || 

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